New Technology Academy to Launch at Ranchview High School in CFBISD

New Technology Academy to Launch at Ranchview High School in CFBISD

The Information Technology Academy is a Pathways in Technology Early College High School that prepares students for high-demand careers in the IT field. The new program at Ranchview High School connects students to innovative curriculum and a network of industry leaders in our community. Many pathways in the program lead to a college associate degree in the IT field.

ITA offers post-secondary opportunities leading to associates degrees in the following pathways: 

  • Information Technology Support and Services
  • Networking Systems
  • Web Development

These strands are strengthened by the impressive list of courses students will select from in the program. 

Courses in these strands include:

  • Computer Maintenance
  • Cybersecurity
  • IT Troubleshooting
  • Networking
  • Web Design
  • Web Game Development
  • Practicum of IT

ITA allows students to learn essential computer science skills to include Javascript, HTML, CSS, Python programming and database administration, computer maintenance, and network system administration. Our teachers are certified in Information Technology and Computer Sciences; many enter as teachers from various IT fields that offer our students real-world experience.

Students will also benefit from the collaborative partnership between CFBISD, higher education entities, and our industry partners. Potential partners include Microsoft, Texas Instruments, and CISCO. 

An added benefit is that students will also have the opportunity to engage in the Technology Student Association, a nationwide STEM competition organization hosting over 60 virtual competitions.

Students do need apply to be part of the program. If your eighth-grade student is interested in learning more about the Informational Technology Academy, please visit their website by clicking below:

Learn More About the Informational Technology Academy